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Ephraim's United Order

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneer
Publisher Snow College
Date 1990
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6k64g79
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323884
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79

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Title Ephraim's United Order
Description its position of prominence and faced a dismal future. Most of the doors and windows were sealed with bricks and mortar. The Sanpete Valley Railroad was added to the Rio Grande itailroad to form a junction in 1897. A photograph shows a new title, "The Junction Co-op," atop the store. The elementary school children were meeting in the Social Hall at this time. In 1901 the Salt Lake Tribune reported a "Creditor's meeting of the bankrupt Co-op was concluded." During ensuing years, legal documents show approximately one dozen ownership changes from 1883 to 1969. During that period, the area was uncared for until Richard and Nadine Nibley and others recognized the rich and varied history involved there. The Sanpete Development Corporation was organized to restore the entire area, but financial and other problems prevented a culmination of this dresm. The building and grounds received only sporadic care even when they were placed on the State and National History Register in June 1970. 'The resulting so-called "eye-sore" brought entreaties from various sources to demolish the buildings and clear the grounds for commercial use. In 1988 a crisis developed regarding its future. A structure connecting the Co-op to the mill (or Relief Society granarj) and used in milling operations was torn down as the first step in a total demolition plan. A time of decision was forced upon those involved. Quite suddenly a remarkable chain of events, involving available funds and full support from several sources, came together to alter the shelved plans for restoration and renovation. Snow College Foundation, the Sanpete Trade Association and Ephraim City thoughtfully and diligently united with the Paulsen i&igineering and Construction Company in transforming Ephraim Pioneer Square into a center of importance. Major changes are currently 17
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323769
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79/323769